The FEI has declined to review a controversial endurance fatality in Bahrain, despite new evidence suggesting both the dead horse and the ride were wrongly identified. A grey French-bred mare, Samba d L’Ile, was belatedly named by the FEI after read more

Welfare, education and the future direction of the sport were prominent topics at the FEI Endurance Forum 2017, which took place this week in Vic, Barcelona (ESP). A total of 100 delegates from over 30 countries gathered together at a read more

Talkin’ Horses is Back as a Web Series

The Ontario Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative developed to promote the growth of horse racing in this province. The HBPA Board of Directors has decided to produce an online read more

Canadian dressage athletes danced into Ottawa for international-level competition on home soil during the CDI 3* Ottawa Dressage Festival, held May 18-21 at Wesley Clover Parks in Ottawa, ON. Six-time Olympian, Christilot Boylen of Loretto, ON made her mark in read more

Jacqueline Brooks and D Niro Enjoy a Comeback in Ottawa

Canadian Olympian Jacqueline Brooks won the Ottawa Dressage Festival CDI3* Grand Prix Freestyle aboard D Niro, marking the gelding’s first victory in two years. The duo scored 72.400%, beating out Alexandra Dvorak and Fling (67.875%) and Elizabeth Steacie with Callahan read more

Weekend Calèche Accidents in Quebec City

On May 21st, in Quebec City, there were two separate accidents involving calèches, or horse drawn carriages. Reports indicate that the driver in the first accident, who went to hospital with minor leg injuries, appeared to have lost control of read more

Well-traveled Grizzel, confidently piloted by David Moran, wore down favoured Enstone to take Sunday’s Grade 3 $131,300 Selene Stakes, at Woodbine. Trained by Mike Doyle, the Irish-bred daughter of Kodiac arrived at the 1 1/16-mile Tapeta route for sophomore fillies read more

Keen Gizmo, bred and owned by Ivan Dalos (Tall Oaks Farms), made his third Steady Growth Stakes appearance his most memorable one, winning impressively in Holiday Monday’s $125,000 feature, at Woodbine. The six-year-old multiple stakes placed gelding, bred in Ontario, read more

Ten-time Canadian Olympian Ian Millar of Perth, ON, opened the Canadian international show jumping season with a win in the $50,000 CSI2* Jumper Classic, presented by Horseware, on Sunday, May 21, during the CSI2* Caledon National in Caledon, ON. The read more

KlaravichStables and William H. Lawrence’s Cloud Computing tracked a hotly contested pace duel between Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming and Classic Empire into the far turn before launching a determined stretch run and pulling off a 12-1 upset in read more

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